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Whistle Blown on Gender Equity in Sport

Thu 27 August 2015

The fifth Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis Canberra Conversation examined the representation and recognition of women in sport. Each speaker made a brief presentation, followed by a panel discussion, before opening up the conversation to the audience. The event was facilitated by ABC journalist Tracey Holmes, with MC ABC journalist Tim Gavel.

Speakers included:

Senator Katy Gallagher
Tracey Holmes
Catherine Ordway
Heather Reid AM
Rebecca Wiasak

The Canberra Conversation Series is a monthly event provides a neutral space for bringing together experts from academia, practice and the private sectors to debate critical human interest, governance and administrative issues. It is Co Convened by IGPA Professorial Fellow Jon Stanhope AO and Communications & Events Officer Ellen Grady.

To watch the seminar, please click this link or the image below.

Further media can be found at the following sites:

  • P Karvelas,“Women in Sport” with Heather Reid, The Drawing Room, ABC Radio RN Drive, 31 Aug 2015, LINK 
  • K Lawson, “More women on sport boards would reduce corruption, doping, says researcher”, The Canberra Times, 25 Aug 2015, LINK
  • “Women in Sport: IGPA UC Conversations forum”, Afternoons with Alex Sloan, ABC 666 Radio Canb, 25 Aug 2015, re: how women are represented and recognised in sport with Rebecca Wiasak and Tracey Holmes, LINK

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